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Boobook Owl: Raptor Refuge

Here are some recent shots of the Boobook Owl, from the Raptor & Wildlife Refuge of Tasmania Inc. The Raptor Refuge is a volunteer run centre for rehabilitating injured raptors. These birds are often brought to the Refuge after being hit by cars, flying into power lines or even intentionally injured. Craig and the volunteers at the Refuge nurse them...Read More

Masked Owl Release at Tasmania’s Raptor Refuge

A few weeks ago I photographed Craig down at the Raptor and Wildlife Refuge of Tasmania Inc in southern Tasmania as he released a young female Masked Owl back into the wild. The evening started with a little suspicion on the Owl’s part regarding just what exactly Craig’s intentions were, and she kept a close eye on him – taking...Read More